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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Sinatra was theme of Sweetheart Days Parade
Blotter - July 22, 2017
4-H club invites community to help cut shoes
Gull Lake Association Gala July 24
Pine River: Council talks business
Golf Results - July 22, 2017
Twins in 'final stages' of acquiring veteran lefty from Braves
Rebels rock Lightning 10-0 - Nisswa wins over Aitkin by forfeit
PHOTO: 4-Year-Old's First Fish
Racing: King of Track title on the line at BIR
Dennis J. Landborg
Curtis M. Gilman
Marion G. Gilman
Helmer "Dick" Rudlang
Michael E. Flynn
Reminders: July 21, 2017
Sam Miltich and Clearwater Hot Club to perform in Longville
Tickets for LAMF cabaret evening discounted before July 24
KLICK!: 350 pounds of beans baked overnight
Looking Back - July 21, 2017
From the Lefthand Corner: How secure is Social Security?
The Cracker Barrel: Lost in translation
Letter to the editor: Name calling isn't debating
Letter to the Editor: Thanks to Sommerness and students
Letter to the editor: Jenkins Township cancels Pequot Lakes police contract
letters to the editor
Larrie & Mouse Norris
Births: July 18, 2017
Hans and Sharon Engman
Births-June 15, 2017
July 20, 2017
Pages from the Past - June 20, 2017
60 years ago, July 19, 1957 Paul and Kenneth Gardiner, owners of the Pine River Marshall Wells Store, announced today the recent expansion by Marshall Wells Company, one of the world's largest wholesale distributors. The motion picture crew of "Wanderlust" and "Vagabond," nationally...
July 20, 2017 - 4:30am
July 14, 2017
4-H benefit dinner on tap Sunday in Backus
A Wild Clovers 4-H Club benefit oven-fried chicken dinner will be served from 5 p.m. until gone Sunday, July 16, at the Backus American Legion. Dinner will also include mashed potatoes with gravy, a vegetable, dessert and coffee. Cost is $8 per person. A flea market will be held from...
July 14, 2017 - 7:30am
July 10, 2017
Kinship Partners: Backus woman likes vanilla ice cream, befriends girl
Four years ago Vivian Probasco, Backus, read a Kinship Partners article about a 5-year-old girl wanting a mentor who could "help her ride bike,...
July 10, 2017 - 5:00am
July 6, 2017
Pine River-Backus School: Forbort resigns as high school principal - search begins for replacement
Pine River-Backus High School Principal Andrew Forbort left the PR-B district June 30 to become an assistant principal with the Grand Rapids...
July 6, 2017 - 5:00am
June 29, 2017
Yo-ho! A pirate's life for PR-B
Nearly 70 area children took the stage in the commons of Pine River-Backus High School to take part in the Prairie Fire Children's Theatre original...
June 29, 2017 - 6:00am
Pages from the Past - June 29, 2017
60 years ago, June 2, 1957 Mrs. Edith Hedges suffered a gall bladder attack Wednesday and was taken by ambulance to the Brainerd Hospital. (Headline) Lake Region Hotel sold to Minneapolis company in Monday transaction 50 years ago, June 30, 1967 Due to the fact that not enough boys...
June 29, 2017 - 3:30am
June 27, 2017
PR-B Family Center: Make a difference; donate to food shelf
Minnesota FoodShare, a program of the Minneapolis Council of Churches, has initiated a program called the Harvest Campaign. The Pine River Area...
June 27, 2017 - 6:00am
June 25, 2017
Run for God 5K exercises faith, body
WOW Church of the Nazarene in Backus held its first Run for God 5K race Saturday, June 10. The Run for God 5K Challenge is a 12-week Bible study...
June 25, 2017 - 6:00am
June 24, 2017
PR-B Relay for Life raises more than $18,000
Walkers braved the elements on a rainy evening Friday, June 16, to participate in the 14th annual Pine River-Backus Area Relay For Life on the...
June 24, 2017 - 8:00am
June 23, 2017
Looking Back - June 23, 2017
40 years ago - June 23, 1977 Mr. Leo Hovey of Hovey's Studio Photography, Pine River, was granted membership in the Minnesota Professional Photographers Association at its recent convention in St. Paul. (Headline) "Bird Brain" beats all comers in hot tic-tac-toe gamers 30 years ago...
June 23, 2017 - 5:30am
June 22, 2017
Prairie Fire Children's Theatre: 'Peter Pan' lands in Pine River Friday-Saturday
Fly away to Neverland this weekend as up to 70 local children take the stage along with two professional actors in Prairie Fire Children's Theatre's...
June 22, 2017 - 11:00am
Pages from the Past - June 22, 2017
60 years ago, June 21, 1957 (Headline) Northern Pacific Depot will remain open Saturday mornings during summer John Sullivan, agent at the Northern Pacific Depot in Pine River, revealed that permission has been granted him to keep the depot open from 10 to 12 o'clock on Saturday mornings...
June 22, 2017 - 8:31am
June 16, 2017
Pine River-Backus High School: Construction project begins
Renovation of the Pine River-Backus High School entryway and office space has begun. Visible from the outside is the exterior component of the...
June 16, 2017 - 5:00am
June 15, 2017
Pages from the Past - June 15, 2017
60 years ago, June 18, 1957 (Headline) Fishing contest entries for the week Black bass - 3 lb., 13 oz. ... Largemouth bass - 5 lbs., 5 oz. 50 years ago, June 16, 1967 (Headline) National Root Beer Week to be observed here June 18-24 In celebration of National Root Beer Week, June...
June 15, 2017 - 8:30am
June 12, 2017
Pages from the Past - June 8, 2017
60 years ago, June 14, 1957 (Headline) Emily woman loses toes in mower accident Friday of last week (Advertisement) Free root beer, Monday from 2 till 4 at the A&W stand 50 years ago, June 2, 1967 (Headline) Fire Hall site is purchased at Crosslake Village officials announced today...
June 12, 2017 - 9:30am